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As we approach the end of 2017, we are looking at the continued growth of mobile users. This year, over 4.7 billions people used their smartphone or tablet to browse the Internet. Yes, that is billions not millions. About 71% of the US population spent their time on a mobile device instead of a desktop. Mobile usage started to pass desktop usage back in 2014 but the gap between the two continues to grow dramatically. What does it mean for your business? Regardless of what ...

Responsive Design Series Part 1 – What is responsive design?
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In our company, we were doing responsive design websites before it became a necessity or well known by most. At the time we were using JavaScript but now the code (thank you CSS3) has evolved so much than responsive design has truly become the coolest and biggest change in website design in the past ten years. What is responsive design? It is the readjustment of a website design, layout, elements and text to conform to a specific screen size. For a long time (and many olde...

How Apple Pay and the Apple Watch will change the web
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We’re already a connected culture. We both depend on and covet the on demand access to people and information that our mobile devices give us. As time goes on, we keep finding new ways to enhance our connection with technology. Apple’s presentation on the 9th will have long standing effects on the way we use and interact with technology. iPhones are nothing new, but Apple announced the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, both giving larger screen dimensions than were on previous Ap...

Why your old website isn’t ranking well on Google
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The way websites work is always transforming and will always be transforming. In the last few years, website design and function have been changing at an even faster pace than usual due to the introduction of mobile devices driving websites to become responsive and Google’s consistently changing strict set of unwritten rules on how to rank well. Up until the point when websites needed to become responsive, many a website could and have been surviving on the same design and coding styles tha...

Responsive Website Online Webinar
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Once a week Business Website Center is a guest speaker on Simple Biz Support weekly webinar. During these live video feeds, we discussed website related news to educate website owners of what they should have on their website to make it successful. Mobile devices have transformed the way websites are designed. A few years ago, a business owner needed two websites: one for phones and one for computer desktops. This was a cumbersome and expensive way. Nowadays all you need is responsive design c...

Four Pillars of Quality Website Design
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Transcript: Meet Virginie Dorn, CEO of Business Website Center discussing the four pillars of quality web design for all size-businesses. Today, she is discussing the four most important elements to consider whether you are redesigning your website or creating a brand new one. There are four elements which you should really spend time considering. The most important factor is this: Does your website look good? That's it.

Web Design Trends for 2014 Part 1
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When it comes to web design, popular practice is always changing. Technology improves, designs adapt, and trends emerge. This is part one of a three part blog series about some Web Design trends that you should be paying attention to in 2014. Some of them are far from mandatory, but are pretty cool. Several of them you will want to use yourself because there is no really good reason not to. In no particular order, here they are: Responsive Design- So actually, this one is the b...

The secret to a successful website
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Fifteen years ago, your website was one spoke of the wheel that kept your business rolling. Print advertising was common. Your storefront was what people judged you on as a representation of your business. Flash forward to 2013: your website is your storefront. Over the last 10 years we have been entering into an age where there are a large number of people that don’t even bother going to an actual store to shop if they can avoid it. They shop online. Customers might be shopping for something ...

What is Responsive Design?
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The past one year has seen the most changes in coding and programming for websites. This accelerated era of changes has been primarily due to the incredible rise in mobile devices popularity. It is fair to state that most professionals and consumers now own one or more mobile devices. Nowadays you do not have to be an engineer to own a smart phone. Everybody has one! We know numerous people who own two phones and two tablets. One of our clients has his home set up with 50 iPads. True story! Mob...

Parallax Websites
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What is a Parallax Website? You might have heard of the word Parallax for new website design but are not quite sure what it means, if this type of web design is beneficial to you and your company and if it is here to stay. The Parallax Effect started with the video game and computer graphic industry several decades ago and is now making its way to the Internet. It is a visual effect while scrolling a web page. As you scroll down or up, there is a background image that appears ...

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